Q&A: Professor Ed Bok Lee powers ‘Mitochondrial Night’
Ed Bok Lee reads his latest book of poetry, “Mitochondrial Night,” at Plymouth Congregational Church in Minneapolis on March 16, 2019. His reading was part of Literary Witnesses, a series that features nationally recognized poets. The event was co-sponsored by Rain Taxi Review of Books and Korean Quarterly. The book launch opened with poets Saymoukda Vongsay and Donte Collins. DJ Nak provided music and sound. (Margot M. Barry / The Metropolitan)

Q&A: Professor Ed Bok Lee powers ‘Mitochondrial Night’

The Metropolitan talked with Professor Ed Bok Lee as he launches his third book of poetry, “Mitochondrial Night."

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Screenwriting major to jury Guadalajara International Film Festival
Chile is announced as the guest of honor country for the 2019 festival at the awards and closing ceremony for the Guadalajara International Film Festival on March 16, 2018. Photo by Tonatiuh Figueroa / Festival Internacional de Cine en Guadalajara

Screenwriting major to jury Guadalajara International Film Festival

Student wins opportunity to join the jury of an international film festival in Mexico.

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Theater department premieres play revealing racist housing policies of the past
The stage is set on opening night of “From Behind the Sun” at the Whitney Theater in Minneapolis on Friday, Feb. 21, 2019. The play is a co-production of Metropolitan State University and Minneapolis Community and Technical College. Photo by Margot Barry

Theater department premieres play revealing racist housing policies of the past

A joint production of Metro State’s Theater Underground and MCTC puts the spotlight on the racist housing policy called redlining---and shares the playwright's remarkable family history. "Behind the Sun" premieres Feb. 21.

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The M claims new museum space in downtown St. Paul
David Bowen, center, G.E. Patterson and Teo Nguyen discuss Nguyen's "Untitled I" with visitors at the newly reopened Minnesota Museum of American Art in St. Paul on Dec. 15, 2018. Patterson teaches creative writing at Metropolitan State University. Photo by Margot Barry

The M claims new museum space in downtown St. Paul

Metro State community faculty member G.E. Patterson served as guide to explorers of the new home of the Minnesota Museum of American Art in downtown St. Paul.

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